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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
901 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-251930-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-
BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
PROVINCETOWN...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...AYER...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...COVENTRY...WEST GREENWICH...
EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...WEST WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT...BLOCK ISLAND
901 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

THERE IS A RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND FROM
THE WEST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. IF IT HOLDS TOGETHER AS IT
PROGRESSES EASTWARD IT SHOULD EXIT THE COAST AROUND 9 PM THIS
EVENING.

THE GREATEST RISK FROM THESE STORMS IS DAMAGING WIND GUSTS OF
60 MPH OR GREATER. HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE A THREAT. ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS FOR
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOULD KEEP AN EYE TO THE SKY AND BE
PREPARED TO MOVE INDOORS TO A PLACE OF SAFETY. REMEMBER...WHEN
THUNDER ROARS GO INDOORS.

$$
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Air Quality Alert

MAZ004>016-026-261345-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...
LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...
NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...AYER
940 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE
MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT...

HTTP://PUBLIC.DEP.STATE.MA.US/MASSAIR
/ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS/...OR CALL 1-800-882-1497.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
433 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

CTZ003-004-MAZ002>009-012>024-026-RIZ001>008-260845-
TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
433 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT...
ALL OF MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT BERKSHIRE COUNTY AND THE LOWER CONNECTICUT
RIVER VALLEY...AND RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HEAT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON. THE SOME POTENTIAL FOR HEAT INDEX VALUES TO REACH OR
EXCEED 100 DEGREES...BUT LOW CONFIDENCE.

IN ADDITION...THERE IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FOR SOME SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. IF THESE STORMS
DEVELOP...THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE DAMAGING STRAIGHT-LINE WIND
GUSTS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN A VERY LOCALIZED
URBAN FLOOD THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

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